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My one grievance with CIBC square is that I personally find the silver accents to be a bit spindly and hard to read from a distance, so I'm hoping the accents here have a bit more girth to them, as they say.
 

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My one grievance with CIBC square is that I personally find the silver accents to be a bit spindly and hard to read from a distance, so I'm hoping the accents here have a bit more girth to them, as they say.

I am just cringing at the thought of silver tinted accents against that green-gray glass. So much for the design homage to Lloyds.

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I suspect once some of the trim and crossbracing gets added as the tower rises we'll all like this a bit more.
 

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Seems like a situation similar to the LCBO building on Queens Quay.

For those more informed and knowledgeable than me - does this have to do with the bird friendly guidelines? It doesn't seem that it's a coincidence that there may be a switch from translucent to more mirrored/reflective glass about 10M up or so.
 

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Seems like a situation similar to the LCBO building on Queens Quay.

For those more informed and knowledgeable than me - does this have to do with the bird friendly guidelines? It doesn't seem that it's a coincidence that there may be a switch from translucent to more mirrored/reflective glass about 10M up or so.
Nope, up to 12 metres (or the height of adjacent tree canopy, if higher) they have to apply markings on the glass, typically frit, no matter the colour.

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